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    A SPORTING CLASS BETWEEN THE ARMED FORCES OF GHANA AND IVORY COAST ENDED IN A DUAL VICTORY FOR GHANA IN ACCRA LAST WEEKEND.

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    A SPORTING CLASS BETWEEN THE ARMED FORCES OF GHANA AND IVORY COAST ENDED IN A DUAL VICTORY FOR GHANA IN ACCRA LAST WEEKEND. GHANA WON THE SOCCER MATCH BY TWO GOALS TO ONE AND, IN AN ATHLETICS MATCH, RAN OUT WINNERS BY 93 POINTS TO 75.

    IN THE SOCCER MATCH AT THE NICHOLSON STADIUM, ACCRA, ON SUNDAY (MARCH 26) GHANA ARMED FORCES TEAM WON WITH A LAST-MINUTE GOAL SCORED BY THEIR INSIDE-RIGHT, PRIVATE OTI. OTI HAD OPENED THE SCORING EARLY IN THE SECOND HALF, IVORY COASTS'S TEAM EQUALISING MID-WAY THROUGH.

    THE PREVIOUS DAY, GHANA'S ARMED FORCES HAD BEATEN THEIR COUNTERPARTS FROM IVORY COAST IN AN ATHLETICS MATCH, BY 93 POINTS TO 75. IN THESE EVENTS, GHANA LARGELY DOMINATED THE TRACK EVENTS, WHILE IVORY COAST WERE STRONGEST IN THE FIELD EVENTS.

    GHANA HAD ALSO WON A BOXING MATCH BETWEEN THE TWO ARMED FORCES TEAMS AND ON SUNDAY, TROPHIES COMMEMORATING THEIR VICTORIES WERE HANDED TO THE TEAM CAPTAINS BY THE COMMANDER OF THE GHANA ARMY, MAJOR-GENERAL C. C. BRUCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVARK2ZUHW606IXLSGLF9EK54LO
    Media URN:
    VLVARK2ZUHW606IXLSGLF9EK54LO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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